Founders Connect

A 45-60 minute interview-style chat between Peace Itimi (the host) and her guests that focuses on African entrepreneurs & operators who share their stories and journeys into entrepreneurship and provide insight into the current products/companies they are building.

Odun Eweniyi of Piggyvest, FirstCheck

 Odun Eweniyi is the Founder and Chief Operations Officer of Piggyvest, a secure online savings platform and co-founder of FirstCheck, an Investor Operative dedicated to aiding women building companies. In this episode she shares her founder story.

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Adia Sowho of MTN

Adia Sowho is the Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Nigeria, a multinational telecom company operating in many African and Asian countries. She is a powerhouse business expert with experience across multiple industries and roles. She shares her career story with us.

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Hanu Agbodje of Patricia

Founded in August 2017, Patricia harnesses the power of cryptocurrency to create alternative solutions to financial infrastructure, digital payments and global E-commerce. In this interview, Hanu shares the vision behind Patricia, and the journey so far.

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Njoku Emmanuel of Lazerpay

 Njoku Emmanuel, CEO and co-founder of Lazerpay, a crypto payment gateway startup with the main aim of facilitating crypto payments around the world for businesses and individuals. In this interview he shares his journey finding tech and building Lazerpay.

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Interview with Koromone Koroye, Managing editor of TechCabal

Koromone “KK” Koroye is the former managing editor at TechCabal, a PanAfrican Publication that seats at the centre of stories and news on the tech ecosystem. She managed TechCabal’s newsroom and the team of reporters & journalists. And oversaw the day to day activities of TechCabal. In this episode of Founders Connect, Koromone tells her story: her literary background, her love for her Father, ambling between metropolitan cities (New York and Lagos), her experience as a teacher,  building a career in tech - from Flutterwave to TechCabal -being a woman in the Nigerian tech space, her passion for leadership, her spiritual life and many more gems.

May 21, 2022


Interview with Nadayar Enegesi, CEO of Eden Life and Co-founder of Andela

Nadayar is the Co-founder and CEO of Eden Life, a tech-enabled service that puts its users' home chores on autopilot.  Prior to Eden, Nadayar co-founded Andela and led the training and learning teams there. On this episode Nad talks about his journe He also shares his life mission and biggest life lessons. Lots of good vibes on this episode and deep insight into the mind of a technologist and builder.

Nov 11, 2021


Interview with Tomilola Majekodunmi, CEO of Bankly

Tomilola Majekodunmi is the Founder and CEO of Bankly, a Nigerian fintech startup digitizing cash for the unbanked. She has over 10 years of experience in the finance industry, having worked as an investment banker and analyst for most of her career. In this Interview, Tomilola shares her journey with us; from studying physiology at the University to closing $2 million dollar seed rounds for a product set to improve the lives of Nigerians nationwide.  

Aug 06, 2022